Faculty Profile

Kaiqi Zhou

Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation and Health Services
College of Health and Public Service



PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2023.
Major: Rehabilitation Counselor Education

Current Scheduled Teaching*

RHAB 5770.900, Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation, Summer 2024
RHAB 4500.900, Assessment in Rehabilitation, Spring 2024 Syllabus
RHAB 5740.900, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2024 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

RHAB 5740.001, Rehabilitation Assessment, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Thomas, K., Rosenthal, D., Zhou, K., Kim, J. H. (2024). Similarities among Person-Centered Psychotherapy and Four Major Schools of Psychoanalysis. Advances in psychology research Volume 152. NOVA Science Publishers. https://novapublishers.com/shop/advances-in-psychology-research-volume-152/#:~:text=This%20volume%20contains%20nine%20chapters,Two%20addresses%20mindfulness%20in%20parenting.
Bishop, M., Huang, Y., Zhou, K., Baumunk, M. (2023). Quality of Life and Psychosocial Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability. The Psychological and Social Impact of Chronic Illness and Disability (8th ed.). Springer Publishing Company.
Bishop, M., Rumrill, S., Park, M., Bhattarai, M., Zhou, K., Kim, J., Baumunk, M. (2021). Rehabilitation, Disability, and Healthcare Case Management. Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation. Springer Publishing Company. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/9780826158253.0011
Journal Article
Bishop, M., Zhou, K., Fry, H., Richard, C., Park, S., Wiegmann, S., Blackstone, G., Kim, J. (2024). Disability Adjustment Counseling: Experiences and Perspectives of Certified Rehabilitation Counselors. Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal.
Richard, C., Zhou, K., Fry, H. (2023). Addressing Power, Privilege, and Oppression in Rehabilitation Counselors’ Multicultural Education: A Multilevel Approach. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling. 54(4), 258-276. https://doi.org/10.1891/JARC-2022-0015
Wu, J. R., Iwanaga, K., Chan, F., Hu, W., Zhou, K., Chen, X., Chan, C., Tansey, T. (2023). The Constructs of the Lazarus and Folkman’s Stress-Appraisal-Coping Theory as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being in College Students During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Asian Pacific Counseling. 13(2), 41-65. https://doi.org/10.18401/2023.13.2.3
Zhou, K. (2023). Value Change and Cognitive Dissonance: A Conceptual Model for Psychosocial Adaptation to Disability and Chronic Illness. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education. Springer Publishing Company. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/re-22-17
Thomas, K. R., Zhou, K., Rosenthal, D. A. (2023). Object Relations Theory: A Primer for Rehabilitation Psychologists. Other. 5(1), 1-10. Sciaccess Publishers LLC. http://dx.doi.org/10.29245/2767-5122/2023/1.1131
Zhou, K. (2023). The Relationship Between Acceptance, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Quality of Life: A Structural Equation Model. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 003435522311552. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00343552231155216
Chun, J., Zhou, K., Rumrill, S., Tittelbach, T. (2023). STEM Career Pathways for Transition-Age Youth With Disabilities. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education. 37(1), 36-48. Springer Publishing Company. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/re-22-15
Rumrill, S. P., Castruita Rios, Y., Yasuoka, M., Aydin, Z., Zhou, K., Umucu, E. (2023). Drug Use Difficulties and Academic Adjustment in Student Veterans With Disabilities: A Parallel Mediation Study. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 003435522211461. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00343552221146162
Thomas, K. R., Rosenthal, D. A., Zhou, K., Kim, J. H. (2023). Psychoanalytic Insights for Rehabilitation Professionals: Three Major Psychoanalytic Perspectives.. Journal of Rehabilitation. 89(1), 43. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=s3h&AN=163196431&scope=site
Tansey, T. N., Bishop, M., Iwanaga, K., Zhou, K., Chan, F. (2023). Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery: Technical Assistance Needs of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. 58(1), 49-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/jvr-221224
Bishop, M., Lee, D., Zhou, K., Iwanaga, K., Chan, F., Tansey, T. (2022). Identifying Vocational Rehabilitation Outreach and Service Training Priorities: A National Survey from Diverse Perspectives. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. 56(3), 237-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/jvr-221188
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was